It won’t be long now. In a few weeks, when the regular season ends and vacancies begin to occur at high-profile programs, Brian Kelly’s name will likely be among the first linked to them.
The University of Cincinnati football coach is one of the hottest – if not the hottest – coaching commodity in the country. Last year it was Tennessee and Washington. The year before that it was Michigan. This year it could be Louisville. And there’s always the prospect that Notre Dame might come calling if Charlie Weis gets fired.